From the BBC Prime Minister David Cameron said he was delighted a workable agreement had been reached. Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said it “sets out a plan for financial and welfare reform.” First Minister Peter Robinson said he would be recommending the document to his party executive. Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt more...
Speaking to the House of Commons Liaison Committee on Tuesday, UK Prime Minister David Cameron dealt a remarkably ignorant blow to the country’s wind industry by claiming the public were “fed up” with the construction of wind farms,Show More Summary
The Falkland Islands are to erect a statue next year of former British premier Margaret Thatcher, who defended the territory against Argentina in 1982, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Thursday. In his Christmas message to the 3,000 residents of the South Atlantic Ocean archipelago, Cameron revealed the bronze would be unveiled in 2015. Show More Summary
Vivienne Westwood had an interesting stocking stuffer for British Prime Minister David Cameron today. According to the Evening Standard, the designer went to No. 10, accompanied by her son Joe Corre and a gas-masked Santa — not for carols, but to deliver a package containing asbestos. The Santa-hat-wearing Westwood, who... More »
The increasingly bloody feud between Theresa May’s political operation and David Cameron’s has claimed another victim. Nick Timothy, May’s long-serving special adviser, has been spectacularly kicked off the candidates’ list.… Continue reading The post The May-Cameron feud claims another victim appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The Independent is reporting that the final Prime Ministers questions before Christmas descended into a trading of insults between David Cameron and the Leader of the opposition Ed Miliband. There was a distinct lack of the seasons goodwill in the House of Commons, as David Cameron called Ed Miliband a “waste of space”. Show More Summary
Are the political parties still hoping that David Cameron will turn into a White Knight and Save Ulster from Austerity? What does Stormont have to do to persuade him to answer their pleas to up his offer? Among the elements are: devising a proper three year plan for the first time so as the world more...
People are “fed up with so many wind farms being built”, Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons Liaison Committee yesterday, saying “enough is enough”. The prime minister called for an end to onshore wind subsidies, saying...Show More Summary
(Inform) Britain faces the threat of a Sydney-style 'lone wolf' attack at any moment, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday, after a 16-hour siege at a cafe in the Australian city in which two captives were killed. Britain raised...Show More Summary
The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement.
Today’s Guardian long-read on the Scottish referendum is a great piece of journalism. Both Alistair Darling and Danny Alexander argue in it that when David Cameron stepped out of Downing… Continue reading The post The Union needs balance appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Paul Schneider, with his slightly nasal, airy voice and Southern politeness, has a specific energy as an actor that works wonders with certain writer-directors, like former classmate and collaborator David Gordon Green, or Cameron Crowe, who wrote him one of the best parts in the misbegotten Elizabethtown. Show More Summary
As Fraser points out, David Cameron has gone from saying the deficit has been brought down by a third to claiming it has been halved, but with the often unspoken caveat… Continue reading The post Is David Cameron telling porkies on the deficit? His spokesman explains appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron doesn't ask for much from the world's tech companies. All he wants is for them to proactively police the web for child pornography, piracy and extremist content. He's not offering to pay for these services. Show More Summary
Can the Tories really be planning to fight the next election lying about the deficit? I ask because in his speech today, David Cameron has just repeated an untrue claim… Continue reading The post Why is David Cameron now misleading voters about the deficit? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
This week, Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated his pledge to support the accession of Turkey, a comparatively poor country of over 80 million people, into the European Union. This is despite the fact that many in the UK, as well as other member states, vehemently oppose such a move. Show More Summary
David Cameron is talking about the ‘great, black, ominous cloud’ that Labour’s economic plans would put over the British economy. Labour is talking about its immigration policies while trying not… Continue reading The post It’s beginning to feel a lot like a General Election appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tomorrow, in a sign of how keen the Tories are to keep the political debate focused on it, both David Cameron and George Osborne will give speeches on the economy.… Continue reading The post Why both the Tories and Labour now want a fight on the economy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
So much for the Prime Minister demonstrating he is serious about reforming the EU! David Cameron has announced it is still his 'long-standing goal' to bring Turkey into the European Union - despite the complete disaster this would be for Britain and many other EU Member States. Show More Summary
So, in a rush so here’s a few garbled thoughts on the departure of David Cameron at 10 of the Clock this morning. On first face this is another triumph of tactics over strategy. We (and nor is the NI press pack) privy to the conversations that persuaded a Secretary of State who expressed herself sceptical of more...